Clyde Birden Casto1

M, b. 31 March 1891, d. 8 May 1947
     Clyde Birden Casto was born on 31 March 1891 in Upshur, West Virginia.1,2,3,4,5,6,7 He was the son of Jacob W. Casto and Henrietta C. "Etta " Bowers.2 Clyde Birden Casto married Stella Catherine Wilfong, daughter of Phillip Peachy Wilfong and Mary Elizabeth Rowan, on 4 July 1914 in Upshur, West Virginia.8 Clyde Birden Casto died on 8 May 1947 in Sago, Upshur, West Virginia, at age 56.2
Last Edited12 Jan 2012
Father*Jacob W. Casto2 b. Sep 1857
Mother*Henrietta C. "Etta " Bowers2 b. Mar 1851, d. b 1930

Children of Clyde Birden Casto and Stella Catherine Wilfong

      Clyde Birden Casto was also known as Clyde Burden Casto.2 Clyde Birden Casto was also known as Clyde Burton Casto.9,10,3 He registered for the WWI Draft on on 5 June 1917 in Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia.1


  1. [S351] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Name: Clyde Birden Casto
    County: Upshur
    State: West Virginia
    Birthplace: West Virginia;United States of America
    Birth Date: 31 Mar 1891
    Race: Caucasian (White)
    FHL Roll Number: 1992966
    DraftBoard: 0.
  2. [S537] Death Records: WV Division of Culture and History,, Clyde Burden Casto, born March 3, 1891 in Upshur County, West Virginia, age 55y 1m 7d, farmer, h/o Stella Wilfong Casto, s/o Jacob Casto (West Virginia) and Etta Bowles (Virginia), SSN 234-14-8841, died May 8, 1947 in Meade District, Sago, Upshur County, West Virginia. Informant Stella Wilfong (Sago, West Virginia). Buried May 12, 1947 in Elbon Cemetery, Sago, Upshur County, West Virginia by Conrad St. Clair of Buckhannon, Upshur County, West Virginia.
  3. [S8] Marriage Records: WV, Upshur 1851 - 1896 - Cochran, July 4, 1914
    Casto, Clyde 23, Upshur, s/o Jacob & Etta
    Wilfong, Stella, 18, Upshur, d/o Philip & Mary.
  4. [S180] Census: 1900 Upshur, West Virginia, Meade, District 145, June 13, 1900, HH#182-183
    Casto, Jacob, Sep 1857, 42, married 20 years, VA VA VA
    wife Henrietta, Mar 1851, 49, married 20 years, 5 children, 3 living, VA VA VA
    son Rena, May 1883, 17, WV VA VA
    son Frank, Aug 1887, 12, WV VA VA
    son Clyde, Mar 1891, 9, WV VA VA.
  5. [S157] Census: 1910 Upshur, West Virginia, Meade, District 0147, May 3, 1910, HH#228-228
    Casto, Jacob, 52, married once, married 27 years, WV WV WV
    wife Henriette, 58, married once, married 27 years, WV WV WV
    son Frank, 22, WV WV WV
    son Clyde, 18, WV WV WV.
  6. [S167] Census: 1920 Upshur, West Virginia, Meade, District 37, Image 17, January 20, 1920, HH#189-189
    Casto, Clyde, 27, WV WV VA
    Stella, 23, WV WV WV
    Dennis, 4, WV WV WV.
  7. [S220] Census: 1930 Upshur, West Virginia, Meade, District 7, Image 15, April 15, 1930, HH#143-144
    Casto, Clyde B., 38, age at first marriage 21, WV WV WV
    wife Stella, 33, age at first marriage 18, WV WV WV
    son Dennis L., 13, WV WV WV
    daughter Rosie M., 9, WV WV WV
    daughter Ella B., 8, WV WV WV
    daughtr Betty Z., 7/12, WV WV WV.
  8. [S9] Upshur County, WV, Marriages 1896-1923, Cochran, July 4, 1914
    Casto, Clyde 23, Upshur, s/o Jacob & Etta
    Wilfong, Stella, 18, Upshur, d/o Philip & Mary.
  9. [S2198] Obit: Anna B. (Casto) Hamner, Anna B.Hamner
    Anna Bell Hamner, 71, of Buckhannon, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, in Holbrook's Nursing Home in Buckhannon.

    She was born Sept. 15, 1937, at Buckhannon, a daughter of the late Clyde Burton and Stella Katherine Wilfong Casto.

    On April 16, 1957, she married Donald Ray Hamner, who preceded her in death on Oct. 8, 1969.

    In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Sue Farnsworth and Donna Lower; an infant son; three grandsons, Scotty and Doug Farnsworth and Titus Hamner; one sister, Ellie Burr; three brothers, Dennis, James "Homer" and Robert "Dode" Casto; and Tony Willis, fiance of Shirley Hamner.

    She is survived by three daughters, Sandy Loudin and husband, Ted, of Buckhannon, Kathy Brewer and husband Greg of Catlettsburg, Ky., and Shirley Hamner of Anchorage, Alaska; two sons, Randy Hamner of Buckhannon and Steve Hamner and wife, Kimberly, of Buckhannon; two sisters, Rosie Love and husband, Maynard, of Ohio, and Betty Reeves of Virginia; one brother, Bill Casto and wife, Creola, of Painesville, Ohio; two sons-in-law, Ed Farnsworth and Ed Lower, both of Buckhannon; seven grandsons, Shawn and Jamie Farnsworth, both of Buckhannon, Shannon Loudin and wife Sabrina of Buckhannon, Dusty Loudin and wife Missy of Buckhannon, Scott Brewer and fiancee, Kristen Duty, of Catlettsburg, Ky., Tyler Brewer of Catlettsburg, Ky., and Tyson Hamner of Buckhannon; four granddaughters, Sherry Claypool and husband, Benji, of Buckhannon, Tiffany Hamner of Buckhannon, Latisha Tenney and husband, Jason, of Buckhannon and Tabitha Hamner and fiance, Brian Phillips, of Buckhannon; and 16 great-grandchildren.

    Mrs. Hamner was a homemaker and a Baptist by faith. She loved her family.

    Friends will be received Thursday, Aug. 13, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home.

    Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Wease Day officiating. Burial will follow in the Elbon Cemetery at Sago.

    Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  10. [S2197] Obit: Rosa Mae (Casto) Love, The News Herald (, Serving Northern Ohio

    Rosa Mae Love
    Wednesday, December 30, 2009
    Rosa Mae Love, 89, of Painesville, a homemaker, died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009, at Lake TriPoint Medical Center in Concord Township.
    She was born Jan. 25, 1920, in Buckhannon, the daughter of the late Clyde B. And Stella (Wilfong) Casto.
    Her husband, Maynard Marlin Love, preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Betty Casto, Anna Hamner and Ellie Burr; and three brothers, Robert "Doad" Casto, Dennis Casto and Homer Casto.
    Survivors include her three sons, Marlin Love of Kingwood, Kenneth Love of Geneva and Maynard Eugene Love of Painesville; one brother, Bill Casto of Painesville; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
    Calling hours were held Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009, at Stemple & Forman Funeral Home in West Virginia followed by a service at Mary's Chapel Cemetery, where graveside services were conducted. Pastor Bryan Headley officiated.
    Stemple & Forman Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.
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